NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.725 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16,
2014. Shareholders who purchased NEE stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
9.85% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $96.53, the dividend yield is 3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NEE was $96.53,
representing a -4.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.50 and
a 29.09% increase over the 52 week low of $74.78.
NEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) and Southern Company (
). NEE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.81. Zacks Investment Research reports NEE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.2%, compared to an industry
average of .9%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NEE through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NEE as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of
10.85% over the last 100 days. NUCL has the highest percent
weighting of NEE at 8.62%.